The Arts Festival Director is responsible for the overall creative programme, management, finance and administration as well as the operational health of this well-established annual celebration of the arts in Westport. They should be able to demonstrate a track record in multi-disciplinary arts practice programming, festival management, funding, promotion and community engagement and have a broad appreciation of the best work being done in a range of art practice in Ireland and beyond. The Director will have the opportunity to develop a strong vision of how Westival can deliver an even more ambitious and ground breaking music and arts programme in Westport, attracting increasing number of destination visitors and introducing new forms of art and creative thought to local and visitors alike.
Terms and Conditions
- Flexible part time position
- 3 year fixed term contract
- Salary range; €41,000 – €50,000 (Pro rata ) depending on experience
- Application closing date 27.3
Because of the public health emergency and the rapidly changing environment that we are living in Westival have paused the recruitment process and extended the application deadline to May 15th 2020.